This walk through Blakeney village and around Blakeney Freshes is fantastic for spotting wildlife, especially birds. Keep an eye out for them on the grazing marshes and reed beds. The moderate walk means all the family can enjoy the fun.
The lake walk at Blickling is particularly atmospheric on a frosty winter’s morning, with the reflections and big open Norfolk skies providing plenty of opportunities for budding photographers. Afterwards you can head to Muddy Boots café for a warming drink and a slice of cake.
Wrap up warm and be prepared to blow away the cobwebs with an exhilarating walk across the beautiful Bedfordshire countryside where you can see views of five counties. Stunning views (and a welcoming café) make this a perfect place to walk, whilst taking in wildlife and history of the popular chalk downs.
Dunwich Heath is a rare and precious habitat, home to special species such as Dartford warbler, nightjar, woodlark and ant-lion. This walk takes you around the perimeter of the heath, and afterwards you can cosy up by the log burner in the Old Coastguard Cottages tea room.
Nothing beats a crisp winter walk when you’re wrapped up warm against the chilly air. Along this varied circular walking trail at Felbrigg you’ll pass historic buildings dating back to the 1700s, notable trees, a hidden lake and an imaginatively planted arrangement of beech trees.
Explore the picturesque Stour Valley and Dedham Vale made famous by the 18th-century paintings of John Constable, England’s foremost landscape artist of the time. Take a walk along the river and through the meadows, returning to the cosy tearoom for a warming treat and mug of hot chocolate.
The south pleasure grounds have the most to offer for a great winter walk at Ickworth. Explore a mixture of open parkland and woodland glades, and take in the church, Walled Garden and obelisk monument. After your walk you can treat yourself to a warming drink in the restaurant.
Listen out for the noises from the river - from the clanging of boats, the work taking place in the boatyard or the calling of the birds from the shore. Mix that with the crisp winter air, as well as the frost and mist across the surrounding fields and the sunsets across the estuary.
Coastal views are central to landscape gardener Humphry Reptons 1812 design, with the winter light often showing them off at their best at this time of year. Climb to the top of the gazebo tower perched on the top of the oak wood hill for a panoramic view of the North Norfolk coastline.
Winter makes for uninterrupted views down to the River Deben and across to Woodbridge. Our high vantage point ensures there’s also no better place to watch the sunsets, even if it’s misty, there's something ethereal in exploring the burial mounds wrapped in thick fog and mystery.
Wicken Fen is the place to enjoy spectacular winter landscapes, including the renowned sunsets in the vast fenland skies. Keep a look out for hen and marsh harriers, short-eared owls and Wicken’s herds of Highland cattle and Konik ponies.
Walk up to the Gothic Folly at Wimpole for some great views across the lake and back towards the Hall. A walk or bike ride between Wicken Fen and Anglesey Abbey will enable you to discover the beauty of the Cambridgeshire fens and enjoy nature's spectacles with the changing of the seasons.